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Maribelle Stewart

Mrs. Lacy Stewart
Full Name: Marian Isabel "Maribelle" Stewart
Other surnames: Hamblen, Mills, Reich
Birth date: December 1, 1912
Death date: April 8, 1991

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 50th (1) Legislature
    4/23/1947 - 12/3/1948
    Democrat
(1) Maribelle (Mrs. W. Lacy) Stewart, in special election 4/19/1947, sworn 4/23/1947, succeeded her husband, W. Lacy Stewart, died 3/22/1947. She resigned 12/3/1948, and was succeeded for unexpired term in special election 1/9/1949, by J. Searcy Bracewell, Jr., sworn 1/11/1949. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Marian Isabel (Maribelle) Hamblen Stewart (Mills Reich), pp 119-120. Second woman elected to Senate. Relatives: W. Lacy Stewart - husband, Maribelle Stewart - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Women of the Texas Senate 2019.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Women of the Texas Senate 2017.
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